QuestionsCategory: Childhood and Growing UpCognitive development is concerned with mental development. Elaborate this statement.
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Cognitive or mental development refers to the way individuals think, explore, and observe the things around them. It involves the development of knowledge, disposition, and problem solving skills which helps them to get a better understanding of the world around them. Cognitive development includes brain development. The two main theorists of cognitive development, Piaget and Vygotsky, agreed that the acquisition of speech is responsible for the active construction of knowledge in children. Jean Piaget is referred to as the father of cognitive development. Read Full Lesson: Psychological Factors Affecting Child Development